Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's population of 7.2 million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.
A federal judge on Wednesday said he was prepared to approve Philadelphia Energy Solutions' bankruptcy plan, including a $252 million sale of the oldest and largest East Coast oil refinery to.. Reuters - Published
The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, according..
Nelson Perez, the Latino Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland who has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy, was named on Thursday by Pope Francis to replace an outspoken.. Reuters - Published
Pope Francis on Thursday appointed Nelson Perez, the current Roman Catholic bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, to be the new archbishop of Philadelphia, the latest Latino to head a major U.S. archdiocese. Reuters - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
The contamination of U.S. drinking water with man-made "forever chemicals" is far worse than previously estimated with some of the highest levels found in Miami, Philadelphia and New Orleans, said a.. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump left Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Saturday on his way to attend the annual Army-Navy football game. Trump was headed to Philadelphia to attend the game between the two.. USATODAY.com - Published
A dangerous nor'easter is delivering a blast of snow, ice and rain, creating chaos on the roads from Philadelphia to New York City and across New England. The storm has killed at least seven people... CBS News - Published
A gunman who shot and killed a 2-year-old girl in Philadelphia Sunday is still on the loose. It comes less than 24 hours after another child was shot and critically wounded in the same city. Mola.. CBS News - Published
Here are the top stories for Sunday, Novmber 3rd: Attorney for Trump whistleblower says client will take questions from Republicans; Hong Kong politician injured; Jimmy Carter gives bible lesson;.. USATODAY.com - Published
In Philadelphia, the "City of Brotherly Love," a new restaurant called Rooster Soup opened earlier this year, and it has a lot to crow about already. It's been named one of America's "Top Ten New.. CBS News - Published
For decades The O'Jays have been spreading their gospel of love, melding romantic ballads with R&B and a smooth Philly groove. CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod talked with Eddie Levert, Walter.. CBS News - Published
At The Woodlands, a mid-19th century cemetery that is a 54-acre oasis in Philadelphia, graves were designed to be planters. Today, volunteers cultivate a sense of history by tending to Victorian.. CBS News - Published
A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a bullet in her Philadelphia home Sunday when a gunman opened fire through the door, police say. Her mother and a home contractor were also shot and wounded... CBS News - Published
A three-alarm fire tore through a Philadelphia auto body shop Monday morning, sending thick smoke and large flames into the air, causing bricks to fall to the sidewalk below and forcing students from.. USATODAY.com - Published
A first-of-its-kind law went into effect in Philadelphia this month, mandating that all businesses accept physical dollar bills or coins in exchange for goods and services. Overall, the percentage of.. CBS News - Published